St. Mary’s – A Pectoral Sandpiper was found at Porth Hellick where there were also 9 Greenshanks, a Dunlin, a Common Buzzard and a Kingfisher. A Great Spotted Woodpecker was in Kittydown pines and there were now 3 Buff-breasted Sandpipers on the airfield. The juvenile Woodchat Shrike was still near Holly Cottage on the Garrison and a Wryneck spent its third day in a garden on Sallyport. A Yellow Wagtail was in Hugh Town, 3 Arctic Terns were in Porth Cressa Bay and 5 Lapland Buntings were near the lighthouse on Peninnis.

Tresco – The juvenile Citrine Wagtail was back on Abbey Pool, also on the island were a Wryneck, a juvenile Woodchat Shrike, 8 Whinchats, a Common Redstart, 3 Ruffs and 2 Curlew Sandpipers.

Bryher – A Wryneck was on Samson Hill.

St. Martin’s – 2 Lapland Buntings were on Chapel Down.

St. Agnes – A flyover Lapland Bunting

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